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Black Radicals

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sky Wilson interviews Kent Ford, co-founder of the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party about the role of the radical Black tradition in our world today. This interview was produced by Old Mole Desiree hellegers. Sky Wilson is new to KBOO and the Old Mole. Originally... Read more

Inaugurate Justice

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Destiny Houston about the Inaugurate Justice Rally, March and Caravan that will be held on Wednesday, January 20th at Irving Park in Portland, 4-7 pm. Houston is an organizer with Kid-Centered March for Black Lives and is a member of the Defend Democra... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 18th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole, which includes: The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon: This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet ... Read more

Opposition to Interstate Urban Renewal Area expansion organizes "Postpone the Vote" campaign

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On December 16th, Portland City Council heard testimony from community members urging them not to amend and extend the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA). The district covers the area around I-5 in North and Northeast Portland, the majority of Portland’s hist... Read more

Got A Feeling

Airs at: Tue, 01/05/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

2020: Year of Reckoning; and remembering Hank Adams

Airs at: Wed, 12/30/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    While most seem to want to put 2020 quickly behind us and move on, the year was a time of reckoning that needs to be continued and taken further. A time of reckoning with deeply embedded systemic racism and historic injustice; with the fragility of our democratic inst... Read more

News in Depth Special: Police Accountability

Airs at: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The KBOO Evening News is off this evening, and instead, we present to you: a look back at some of our favorite News in Depth pieces. Tonight, we will be reflecting on police accountability in Portland over the course of the past year. This special features excerpts from... Read more

Spirit of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression recently held a People’s Hearing Against Racist and Political Repression. We hear from some of the speakers including Frank Chapman, a leader of the National Alliance Against Racist and Polit... Read more

Immigration Reform

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), the national lobby for immigrant rights. Larry and Bill discuss the cha... Read more